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Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics

Module CodeCS7034
Module NameAugmented Reality
Module Short Title
ECTS5
Semester Taught2nd Semester
Contact Hours

2 Lectures and 1 Tutorial per week

Module PersonnelDr. Mukta Prasad
Learning Outcomes

When students have successfully completed this module they should be able to:

  • Develop interactive augmented reality applications for both PC based mobile devices using a variety of novel input devices
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the research literature in Augmented Reality for both compositing and interactive applications
Learning Aims
  • To provide students with a solid background in alternative 3D compositing techniques using computer vision with applications in interactive interfaces – most notably augmented reality interfaces on mobile devices.
  • Provide students with a comprehensive knowledge in 3D vision
  • Develop skills in the design and development of interactive augmented reality games
Module Content

Specific themes addressed within the module include:

  • 3D Vision.
  • Approaches to Augmented Reality
  • Lighting and Illumination Issues in AR
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Module Prerequisites
Assessment Details

This module is assessed 100% on the basis of course work. Assessments will include:

  • 2 individual programming assignments in AR for 70%
  • A research paper and/or presentation on AR for 30%

Supplemental assessment: An assignment, followed by a report and a presentation for 100% (must be completed within date of the exam boards).

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